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Christian Walters
El Cerrito, CA
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It's not often that a video can incite a major shift in collective cultural opinion, but India's "Satyamev Jayate" nighttime talk show managed to achieve just that. Indian actor and GLAAD Global Voices advocate Aamir Khan hosted the show and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Towleroad
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Well this is an entertaining bit of prognostication. On her show Monday, Ellen announced her "super-scientific way" to determine the winner of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals: a "hunk-a-thon" between two shirtless... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Towleroad
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You may remember Sweet Cakes Bakery in Oregon, one of the first bakeries to make a stink about making cakes for gay weddings. The anti-gay attitudes of owners Melissa and Aaron Klein resulted in quick condemnation from activists, and the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Towleroad
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About two weeks ago we told you about Ray Cole, a 69-year-old Briton from Kent, who had gone missing in Marrakesh, Morocco, only for his family to discover that he and his partner, Jamal Jam Wad Nass, had been imprisoned... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Towleroad
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So what exactly is going on when you're rolling on Molly? Most folks know that MDMA induces a massive serotonin dump in the brain, resulting in the blissed out state of love and happiness, but the folks at AsapScience dig... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Towleroad
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is following through on the promise he made last June to end the AIDS epidemic with the formation of a Task Force to help bring about that end. The Task Force will be supplemented by... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Ekin Keser and Emrullah Tüzün of Istanbul held a symbolic marriage on a ferry in late September to celebrate their love for each other, despite it having no legal significance. However, with the lack of legal recognition comes the lack... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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A 16-year-old in Seattle was waiting for a bus on October 7th at around 4pm when a random group of thugs approached him, beat him up, and stole his phone and backpack that he dropped while trying to defend himself.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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Evil bigot and driving force behind Uganda's "Kill the Gays" bill Scott Lively is being given another platform to spout his hate speech courtesy of the Russian government in a state-funded "documentary" called Sodom, because even in Russia they deliberately... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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No, that's not an Onion headline. To celebrate the Russian President's birthday, members of a Pro-Putin Facebook group set up an exhibit in Moscow's "Red October" showspace entitled "The 12 Labors of Putin", directly comparing the President to the ancient... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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Little is more annoying to a tourist in Times Square than someone in a poorly-made pop culture mascot costume shuffling up uninvited to pose for pictures and then ask for money for the privilege of doing so. One wonders how... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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One has to wonder what would possess a person with homophobic attitudes to even think about going on America's Next Top Model, much less joining the fashion and modeling world in the first place, but such is the case with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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There's a special place in hell for Anita Bryant for helping to popularize the myth that the gays are after the world's children to recruit them to the cause, like some fabulously well-dressed militant regime. This fueled one of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at Towleroad
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Last we saw of the Berkshire Boys they were "Roar"ing it up with Katy Perry, but now they're back with two new members to lipdub about how they "Really Don't Care" with Demi Lovato. Poppy music and gratuitous abdominal muscles... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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Greg Rutherford - the Olympic athlete who bears a striking resemblence to Neil Patrick Harris - had a pair of friends looking for housing in Clapham, south London. The couple, who are gay men, found a promising ad through Gumtree,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel took note of the general fascination among children with talking animals and wondered how the tykes would respond to a talking animal in real life. Employing the assistance of professional makeup artists, Kimmel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Towleroad
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Facebook requires members to use their real names, a fact of which most folks are likely unaware due to the policy largely being unenforced, a decision quite possibly made due to the substantial blowback Google Plus received with their mandatory... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Mountainside Golf Course at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia's Rocky Mountains got an unlikely visitor in the way of a bear cub (four legs, not two) who wandered on to the resort's putting green. When it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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Hyping his upcoming MMA drama series Kingdom, Nick Jonas has released some beefcake-y goodness on his Instagram account. If you want to see those pecs in action, you can either re-watch the series promo trailer, or you can check out... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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GoPros have a way of getting around and recording amazing things, from inside the Olympics to sea-dwelling horrors to an action-packed flight through Metropolis. Sam Cossman blows them all away as he takes his GoPro along for the Marum Volcano... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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Gabriel Dion was at the Saint-Sulpice bar last Friday to celebrate the initiations into the med faculty for the University of Montreal, and like other celebrants he got a little tipsy and made out with someone. In his case, it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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An unnamed organization has decided to muddy the waters by erecting a billboard in Columbus that reads "Holy Matrimony is One Man and One Woman" as Ohio's 6th Circuit Court is about to begin hearing marriage equality cases. According to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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The infamous Phil Robertson of A&E's Duck Dynasty fame is shaping up to be one of those reality TV stars who will give the spotlight back once his body is interred and not a moment sooner. His latest bid for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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Sam Smith has has made it known that his album In the Lonely Hour was inspired by an unrequited love for another man. What he neglected to mention until his recent interview with The Sun was that the other man... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Towleroad
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Well this is promising: In this study, NIH scientists obtained HIV from the latent reservoirs of 29 infected people in whom antiretroviral therapy fully inhibited viral replication. In the laboratory, the researchers found that several bNAbs [broadly neutralizing HIV-specific antibodies]—particularly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Towleroad